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美國墨西哥灣岸四州 要求增加風災復原經費

2006年03月10日
ENS美國華府報導;翁綉盈編譯;莫聞審校

美國參議院預算委員會於上週宣佈,總計超過一千億美元的颶風救助金已明文訂於法案之中。然而,受到颶風影響的四州州長7日指出,用以重建及修復卡崔娜與麗塔颶風所造成災害的基金嚴重不足,墨西哥灣沿岸四州遭受颶風蹂躪半年後,仍需要數十億美元來重建及修復。

Gulf State Governors Plead for More Hurricane Recovery Funds
WASHINGTON, DC, March 7, 2006 (ENS)
Hurricane relief funding already enacted into law amounts to more than $100 billion, the Senate Budget Committee said last week, but it is not enough to fund the recovery and rebuilding from Katrina and Rita, the governors of hurricane-affected states told another Senate panel today. Six months after the disastrous storms devastated four Gulf Coast states, billions of dollars are still needed, the governors said.